The 24/7 Election and Media Carousel

by Walter Brasch   The national news media—and their sidekicks, the cackling pundits—had been asking the same questions the past six months. “Will he? Won’t he? Should he? Shouldn’t he? Can he? Can’t he?” The “he” is Joe Biden. The vice-president said numerous times he was still thinking about running … Continue reading

New TIME/CNN Poll Shows Public Favors Stricter Gun Laws

A new TIME/CNN poll released today shows that “55% of Americans approve of the job Obama is doing as President, compared to 43% who disapprove,” and that polling ration also “mirrors the public appetite for tighter restrictions on guns, with 55% of respondents favoring stricter gun control laws and 44% … Continue reading

The Manipulation of DNC Coverage by a Cabal of Bloggers

The deliberate, partisan distortion and domination of the news is real. It is confined to a small number of hard-core, interconnected “journalists” whose marching orders come from a single centralized source and their intentional manipulation of the Democratic Convention was real and it was effective. Continue reading

Look! A Squirrel!

But even after being distracted and conned by this BS since well before the 1993 “Whitewater” scandal that turned out not to be a scandal, but was humped by the comatose press corpse for EIGHT YEARS, they still fall for it every time. I guess you can’t teach old dogs news tricks, eh? Continue reading

‘Obamacare Is Working’

Its fate may be in the hands of the Supreme Court come Monday, but on Friday Democrats were not shy about defending the landmark 2010 healthcare reform law on the second anniversary of its enactment. While President Obama himself talked about healthcare reform Friday only in the form of a … Continue reading

Romney’s Charge That ‘Any President’ Would Have Killed bin Laden False, Former White House Adviser Says

A former White House adviser during the Clinton administration is striking back at Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s assertion that “any president would have done” the operation President Obama ordered last year which resulted in the death of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. The former Massachusetts governor last month argued: … Continue reading